National Affairs: Battle Brewing?

There was a stir in the Senate. On the floor there was whispering, in the cloak rooms there was chatter. Remarks passed in the subway to the office building. In the office building there were conferences. Yes, the Republicans agreed, it surely behooved one of them to do something. But who should it be?

Hiram Johnson came forward. He was willing to undertake the matter. He had nothing to lose in the way of "the Administration's good will. He would draft a resolution—and he did. This is it:

RESOLVED, That the Secretary of State be,...

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